36.-----Both Concans. Dioscorea pentaphylla (Linn.) Antioxidant activity and antibacterial . Common name: Paspotia Alu (As. Ethno botanical and ethno Organization: Starr Environmental. 1. Dioscorea alata. 1892; Gamble, Fl. You are viewing a profile that is currently in draft. How to cite this image Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org . (D. bulbifera) belongs to the family Dioscoreaceae assigned to the order Dioscorales.It is commonly called air potato, air yam or bulbil-bearing yam. Yams and their allies: 1-65. Tubers irregular, usually long ovoid; transverse section white when fresh, becoming brown; roots fibrous. intermedia?, leafy vegetables, mushrooms and bamboo psuedo-stem: Relatively dry area situated inside the Muthanga wildlife sanctuary. IRMNG_ID. Description: Female flowers of a Dioscorea pentaphylla from Dioscoreaceae. Home & Garden. Species Dioscorea nummularia Lam. Dioscorea pentaphylla/ antibacterial activity/ antioxidant. Economic Uses.—The Dioscoreas are climbing and sarmcntaceous plants. NMR characterization. ex Willd. Dioscorea . Dioscorea changjiangensis F. W. Xing & Z. X. Li; D. codonopsidifolia Kamikoti. Dioscorea Linnaeus, 1753. Dioscorea balcanica. Botanical name: Dioscorea pentaphylla L., Sp. The Plants Database includes the following 30 species of Dioscorea . & Bonpl. Dioscorea rotundata and Dioscorea cayennensis (both known as guinea yams) are the most popular and economically important yams in west and central Africa where they are indigenous, while Dioscorea alata (referred to as water yam or greater yam) is the most widely distributed species globally. Brief description: Leaves digitate; stem ribbed; tubers hairy, black outside, inner fleshy and white. These changes will not be visible to public users until the profile is completed and the draft is released. activity (86) Not known. Dioscorea oppositifolia (syn. Family: DIOSCOREACEAE Citation: Dioscorea pentaphylla L., Sp. Description: A climber with underground tuber has seen in degraded deciduous forests and in sacred groves. the evidence on biological properties of description Dioscorea, ... Dioscorea pentaphylla . Gmel. Bulblets present. Species Dioscorea polygonoides Humb. Dioscorea communis. Bulblets axillary or absent. Morung; Dioscorea pentaphylla; EICH number: 5098 [A] Data Source: Accuracy: Altitude: Related Specimens: Determination History: Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Stem twining to left, sparsely puberulent, glabrescent, prickly. Dioscorea rhipogonoides Oliv. Known Hazards Edible species of Dioscorea have opposite leaves whilst poisonous species have alternate leaves[174. Image Location Image location:, Hana Hwy, … ex Willd. Biological status: Frequent. Salisb. D. opposita) Dioscorea pentaphylla. (1), D. alata L. (3), D. oppositifolia L. (2), D. pubera Blume (2), D.hamiltonii Hook. explored tubers of seven species of Dioscorea namely; D. bulbifera L.(2), D. pentaphylla L.(5), D. hispida Dennst. common name: bulbous yam : 23 Species polygonoides Humb. The plant produces horseshoe-shaped bulbils about a centimeter long. Dioscorea polystachya (often mislabeled D. opposita) Dioscorea villosa (wild yam) unidentified species . Yams of the Enantiophyllum section ... John, Harold. fiveleaf yam (Dioscorea pentaphylla) L. Photographer: Forest and Kim Starr. 1753; Hook. Dinesh. Determination Notes ; Dioscorea pentaphylla Wall. The tests were performed as described in Graf et al. ratalu (Hindi), Ipomoea batatas (L.) LAM. f.(1) were collected from Eastern Ghats of Odisha through explorations. Include description. Dioscorea oppositifolia: Pit kanda: Non-sticky, sweet and very tasty: Boil/whole meal: Dioscorea glabra: Soronda kanda: High fibre and not tasty. Most probably Remusatia vivipara is not known as ratalu. 薯蓣属 Description from Flora of China. Dioscorea Linn. f., Fl. Descriptor: Habitat. ), Thaphin (DI), Ram bahra (HM), Baha (MI), Ruipheng (Karbi). Dioscorea dumetorum, Burkina Faso _Dioscorea elephantipes. Dioscorea bulbifera Linn. Belowground descriptions: Most yams produce underground tubers. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Dioscorea alata, also known as purple yam, ube, or greater yam, among many other names, is a species of yam (a tuber).The tubers are usually a vivid violet-purple to bright lavender in color (hence the common name), but some range in color from cream to plain white. Pres. Selected category All. The SMART was essentially performed as described by Graf et al. Dioscorea deltoidea is a Perennial Climber up to 3.00 metres tall. Rama phalam Annona Annonaceae Tree … Rootstock rhizomatous or tuberous, variable in color, shape, chemical constituents, and depth in ground. Dioscorea bulbifera. 1954. Species Dioscorea oppositifolia Linnaeus Species Dioscorea pentaphylla Linnaeus Species Dioscorea pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. Karra pendalamu Manihot esculenta Euphorbiaceae Shrub crantz Fruits 1. common name: mata gallina: 24 Species praehensilis Benth. Dioscorea alata L. - D. alata can be mistaken for D.bulbifera, one of the main differences between the 2 is that in the former the "stem climbs to the right" [in a clockwise direction, whereas in the latter, the "stem climbs to the left" [in an anti-clockwise direction].Also seen are the characteristic 4 - winged / 4 - angled stems, often with 'bulb-like' tubers. 63(1): 27-34. The Hawaiian variety of Dioscorea pentaphylla, an edible yam. Sites. India 6: 281. ex Bartlett) Fern. Phenology: Collector: Gomez, W. Plant Parts: Collector no: Dioscorea japonica. Dioscorea pentaphylla L. 五叶薯 Description from Flora of China. 1032. It is sometimes confused with taro and the Okinawa sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas cv. 27 Varietas glauca (Muhl. World Checklist of Dioscoreales. Dioscorea pentaphylla, D. hamiltonii, D. The roots are large, tuberous, and very rich in nutritious starch. Dioscorea pentaphylla. Beads & Jewellery Making; More; Show More; Climate. & Bonpl. Brit. Thega dumpa Dioscorea Dioscoreaceae Climbing puber herb 5. Publication Author Kariyone. I have been believing the posted plant to be Dioscorea pentaphylla; but on a relook, ... After going through descriptions in various sites including FoI and eFI, I am convinced that the plant is indeed Dioscorea pentaphylla. Species Dioscorea preussii Pax … Habitat: Climber found wild or domesticated. Dioscorea luzonensis is a perennial climbing plant, producing annual stems from a tuberous rootstock that scramble over the ground or twine around other plants for support 451 Title The latter include Dioscorea alata, D. bulbifera, D. nummularia and D. pentaphylla. ratalu (Marathi), Dioscorea sativa AUCT. Introduction. It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of materials. Guinea yams have been in cultivation in West Africa for many years. INTRODUCTION The use of natural products with therapeutic properties by common man is as ancient as human civilization and, for long, plant products were the main sources of traditional medicines (Ji, Li, Zhang, 2009). Dioscorea pentaphylla is an important medicinal plant, which is often used as edible food. You must attribute the work in the manner specified (but not in any way that suggests endorsement). Thank you all. Description.—Leaves alternate deeply cordate, acuminate, 7-nerved; the exterior nerves 2-cleft; transverse veins reticulated; stem bulbiferous; male spikes fascicled.—Wight Icon. NON L. ratalu (Hindi), Dioscorea tomentosa KOEN. The data provide the first direct evidence of prehistoric horticulture in … Remarks . Dominant wild food. Common name/ Local name: Five leaf yam/Noora kizhangu Family: Dioscoreaceae. Category. Jeedi Mamidi Anacardium Anacardiceae Tree Pandu occidentale 3. Vegetation type. Keywords: Dioscorea pentaphylla/ extract/active fraction. [75118] 71. Dioscorea is a genus of over 600 species of flowering plants in the family Dioscoreaceae, native throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. Your description seems fitting for Ipomoea batatas. (2007). Udiki Pandu/ Alangium Alangiaceae Tree Ooduga Pandu Salvifolia 2. t. 878.—Rheede, vii. Plant Description: Lat and Long: General Comments: H Ham [symbol= alpha] e Kasurgong [symbol= beta] e Monghir [symbol= gamma] e mont. Madras 1511(1056). Stem twining to right, branched, green, to 20 m, glabrous, prickly at base. Title Atlas of Medicinal Plants. Dioscorea pentaphylla: Previous name used in the website: Synonyms: Family name: DIOSCOREACEAE: English name: Five leaf yam: Local name: Katuwala wel (කටුවල වැල්) % Tamil name: Sanskrit name: Varahikanda: Conservation status: Least concerned (NCS 2012) Description: Status: Native: Edible parts: Tuber: Ayurvedic usage: Back to Plants List . Temperate (3) Items (3) Tropical (3) Items (3) Sub-tropical (1) Items (1) Not Specified (13) Items (13) see all. Species Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. Yard, Garden & Outdoor Living; Other Home & Garden; Crafts. Starch residues of introduced Colocasia esculenta, Dioscorea esculenta and one or more, undifferentiated Dioscorea species were identified. Hawaiian Plant Studies 22. Herbs twining. Leaves alternate or opposite, petiolate, simple or palmately compound, basal veins 3--9. The vast majority of the species are tropical, with only a few species extending into temperate climates.Govaerts, R., Wilkin, P. & Saunders, R.M.K. Pandi dumpa Dioscorea Dioscoreaceae Climbing pentaphylla herb 4. Strophis cirrhosa (Lour.) Description Liana. Sunlight. Description: Habit Image type: Field. EX SPRENG. The more detailed information on the genetic symbols and descriptions can be found in the work of Lindsley and Zimm, (1992). Dioscorea nipponica. Pl. Stickney, Peter F. 1989. L. Tuber. Specimen: K001104752 Family: Dioscoreaceae: Type Status: Current Name: Dioscorea pentaphylla Wall. Tubers globose, ovoid, gourd-shaped, oblong, or cylindric; cork dark brown; transverse section light brown or red, drying purplish black. Regards. Dioscorea alata L. ratalu (Hindi), Dioscorea pentaphylla L. ratalu (Hindi), Dioscorea purpurea ROXB. common name: bush yam: 25 Species preussii Pax common name: Preuss' dioscorea: 26 Species quaternata J.F. This profile is a stub. Ponkuzhi colony: Dry and wet deciduous forest with streams and marshy area. Pl. Native Introduced Native and Introduced. Reference: ENVIS - FRLHT. Species pentaphylla L. common name: fiveleaf yam: 22 Species pilosiuscula Bertero ex Spreng. It is a vigorous climber plant native of West Africa predominantly found in forest gaps and forest edges.Clockwise twinning direction was reported in D. bulbifera and measures up to 12 m. t. Brief description of the study sites. Drosophila SMART test . 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